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IT HAS A RATTLE IN THE ENGINE

IT'S NOT THE RODS OR TAPPETS IT SOUNDS LIKE IT ON TOP OF ENGINE WHEN YOU GET UNDER IT IT SOUNDS LIKE IT COMES FROM THE BACK

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  • sswichman Jan 22, 2009

    i think that's what is going on with it you say it has a recall for that

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    I had the same problem before my driver's side timig chain broke!

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    do u have a 4.0 DOHC V6?, if so has the cam chain tensioner recall been done?

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This recall only applies to the double overhead cam 4.0 liter V6, if that is what u have then this may be the rattle, they can get pretty loud, call the dealer or call Ford direct, u will need the VIN number of your truck, with that they can look up this info and see if u need the recall, if you u do qualify it will be done free of charge unless you are out of time limit, which may or may not apply, even if u don't need the recall I would replace the cam chain tensioner's anyway.

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